HDTV.XviD-LOL codec playback problems

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I know this issue has been up before but I have tried:

Various versions of DivX and XVid codecs: None of these files play.

Ace Mega Pack (200MB worth of codecs): None of these files play.

bsplayer - None of these files play.

Core Media Player - None of these files play.

FourCC Changer - FourCC Description Code and FourCC Used Codec fields show garbage characters on ALL files. (All parts downloaded files passed the BitTornado hash check btw.)

GSpot - Can’t detect any codec information in any of these files.

MPlayer (on Gentoo Linux with all codecs in the Portage tree) - Can’t playback any of these files.

TMPGEnc - suggests these aren’t even AVI files.

Any ideas to play the above mentioned file would be greatly appreciated. reply

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06-07-2006 03:29 PM
Morten

What file extension you got after decompressing the rar’s files? reply

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06-08-2006 12:41 AM
Marcus Aurelius

Its not a rar file. The extention is *.avi reply

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06-09-2006 01:11 PM
Morten

It’s something fishy if your download is not compressed.Or is fake or somebody plays stupid jokes to load data as an avi.HD shows come like x vid file with mp3 sound.I had this ugly experience with fake Da Vinci movie and not only was fake had even a password on it.My advice try to download it again from a different site. reply

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06-09-2006 01:42 PM
Marcus Aurelius

Sounds pretty certain that although it may have an .avi extension, it’s not.

This isn’t un-common. It’s the chance you take when you try to download illegal rips. Try another file or source.

Also, avi files have to be 100% complete for them to work properly, unlike mpg’s which will play when not complete. It’s to do with the indexing or something. Maybe the file you have downloaded isn’t complete. reply

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06-11-2006 01:08 PM
mr_underhill

I’ve come upon this problem myself. Only thing that seems to play it is video lan (VLC). And even then its still choppy on occassion. Its pretty annoying. reply

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06-25-2006 01:28 PM
Bootz

i have this problem too. I have tried downloading the same file but different source 3 times and non of these 3 files can play. and i am sure they are different files as their size are different but just the same file ext. reply

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07-03-2006 05:45 AM
joannekhow

yeah i have had the same problems....since it says LOL on it maybe me thinks it a joke? reply

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09-15-2006 11:50 PM
tacet

Cold Case S04E01 *HDTV* *REPACK reply

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09-25-2006 03:40 PM
34324

been having the same prob here with xvid-lol

media player classic cannot render the file

funny that my frenz downdload the same file name but can play the file

argh! reply

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09-27-2006 01:11 AM
woot

I too am having the same problem. With many of the hdtv.xvid-lol files nothing works and I’ve downloaded every suggestion so far. I don’t have a problem with other downloads, and once in while xvid-lol works. The files show as a AVI, but nothing plays them and nothing recognizes it. I have GSOT, video inspector, Mpui player, VLC player, DVIX 5 player, but nothing.
I’d think many would be having this same problem? Its not the computer, i have 3 and its the same on all. help.. thanks reply

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10-24-2006 06:30 AM
manifest

the funny thing is i have tried a player called crystal player and it works with that i can watch it with that player but not with any other ???
so it seems to me that has to be a codec issue :( reply

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10-25-2006 01:21 AM
Klingon

dont u need an hdtv codec...... reply

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11-10-2006 10:02 AM
ak

LOST S03E01.HDTV .avi won’t play on any programme I have except in Nero 7 ShowTime. reply

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11-13-2006 02:31 PM
psikey

so the solution is ??? reply

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11-14-2006 03:28 AM
furry

use ttp://www.videolan.org/vlc/
VLC media player it plays visaut codecs reply

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11-17-2006 01:02 PM
Trolew

Try installing the K-Lite codec pack. You should be able to play them in most video players then.

http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/ reply

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11-21-2006 01:14 PM
coolTrik

same prob with xVid.LOL - can’t render etc. tried K-Lite an no luck either. I’ve d/l’d other torrents with this extension (Sopranos eps) and they’re fine. reply

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11-24-2006 05:08 AM
skoolydee

Dont install fuck!
In the end you’ll have enough codecs to induce a conflict then crash ur computer.
Dont just install codecs and hope for the best, use GSpot to ascertain which codecs u actually need. reply

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11-24-2006 09:58 AM
frig

GSPOT is unable to detect the needed codec ...
it’s probably the nero codec that is needed ...

VLC plays the files, but with some unpleasant latencie. reply

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11-25-2006 03:48 AM
mirabel

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